Whole Foods Downtown

It seems like it’s been a long time coming, but the Whole Foods Market on The Alameda and Stockton Ave will finally open on December 9, 2014. This location will feature a juice bar, a coffee house, and, the first of its kind in California, an in-store microbrewery and tap room, complete with an in-house brewmaster.

After several years of rumors and delays, this Whole Foods promises to be a great place to shop, eat, and hang out, making it a welcome addition to the expanding Alameda district — and another successful move on the part of city planners and downtown’s Urbanist creative culture to grow San Jose’s urban core to be both more livable and more walkable.

The grand opening will begin at 9:45 am Dec. 19th with a “Bread Breaking Ceremony.”

Here are a few preview images and some of the folks that are here to serve you.

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The Whole Foods Market wine, beer, and cheese specialty team.

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Kate Mather: Cheese Specialist

Benjamin Wright: Beer Specialist

Benjamin Wright: Beer Specialist

Nick Bustamante: Wine Specialist

Nick Bustamante: Wine Specialist

Max Feshbach: Team Member

Max Feshbach: Team Member

Shelbie Dawson: Team Leader

Shelbie Dawson: Team Leader

Jarred Sorci: Tap Specialist

Jarred Sorci: Tap Specialist

Anthony Gumataotao, Seafood Team Leader & Francisco Cerevantes, Seafood Associate

Anthony Gumataot: Seafood Team Leader. Francisco CervantesSeafood Associate

Michelle Hohmeier: Marketing and Community Relations Team Leader

Michelle Hohmeier: Marketing and Community Relations Team Leader

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